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WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE MOVES TO LEVEL 4 COVID RESTRICTIONS

It has been announced today (17 November 2020) that West Dunbartonshire is to move into Level 4 Covid-19 restrictions alongside a number of local authorities within the Greater Glasgow & Clyde Health Board area and across central Scotland. The new … Continue reading

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“WE ALL HOPE 2021 WILL BRING PLENTY TO CHEER ABOUT” – CLYDEBANK POST COLUMN

We could all use something to cheer about just now and what a thrill it was to see Clydebank’s own John McGinn doing us proud by helping Scotland’s men qualify for a first major football tournament in 22 years. “From … Continue reading

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TORY U-TURN ON FURLOUGH WELCOME BUT UK CHANCELLOR’S DELAYS HAVE COST JOBS

West Dunbartonshire’s MP Martin Docherty-Hughes says it’s good news that the Chancellor has now agreed to extend furlough, but warned that thousands of people had lost their jobs unnecessarily due to the UK government’s failure to act sooner. After ignoring … Continue reading

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MP URGES WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE FAMILIES TO APPLY FOR NEW SCOTTISH CHILD PAYMENT

New Scottish Government Benefit Payment ‘Game Changer’ In Tackling Child Poverty. Families in West Dunbartonshire are being urged to apply now for a new benefit payment being introduced by the Scottish Government to tackle child poverty. Local SNP MP Martin … Continue reading

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VICTORY FOR DUMBARTON’S SINGH JOHAL FAMILY IN IMMIGRATION BATTLE WITH UK HOME OFFICE

West Dunbartonshire’s MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has welcomed the news that the Dumbarton family of a local man detained in India for 3 years have won an appeal against the UK Home Office. The Singh Johal family, who have been fighting … Continue reading

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WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE’S MP URGES RESIDENTS ‘STICK WITH IT’ AS LEVEL 3 RESTRICTIONS CONFIRMED

West Dunbartonshire residents have been urged to ‘stick with it’ in the fight against Coronavirus following confirmation that the area will be subject to Level 3 restrictions under Scotland’s new 5-Level Covid-19 alert system. Local MP Martin Docherty-Hughes MP welcomed the … Continue reading

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TORY MPs SHOULD BE ASHAMED FOR VOTING AGAINST FREE SCHOOL MEALS

This week in the Commons we saw Westminster at its worst when Boris Johnson’s Tories voted to deny 1.4 million vulnerable children access to meal support during the school holidays. Thankfully though this is an area devolved to Holyrood, and … Continue reading

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CLYDEBANK POST COLUMN – OCTOBER 2020

In these difficult times I’m determined to do all I can as Clydebank’s MP to stand up for the concerns of my constituents in the House of Commons. Since the start of the coronavirus outbreak my constituency office team and … Continue reading

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